On This Day

What Happened on July 21, 1967

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Birthdays

  • Lance Painter, Bedford England, pitcher (Colorado Rockies)
  • Tore Meinecke, West Germany, tennis star

Famous Deaths

  • Albert J Luthuli, president South Africa (ANC), dies

Person of interestBasil Rathbone

Basil Rathbone, British actor (Sherlock Holmes), dies of heart attack at 75

  • Jimmie Foxx, American Baseball Hall of Fame first baseman (9-time MLB All Star), dies at 59
  • Pierre Kemp, Dutch poet (English paint box), dies at 80